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Is there a way to load entire games on the extra RAM to get better performance? If so, then this will be well worth the money spent for hardcore gamers.
They have ways. Was a thread about a few weeks ago. However, 8 gigs of ram would be around 900-1000 usd. I don't think that would be well worth it. But if you say so...
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Ideal for VM setups. QX6700 + 4GB ram = 4 1GB VM's .
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lmao @ 6-6-6-18
    
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Play BF2 with 1G vs 2G and you can watch the other players run off while your system is loading. Been there, done that. It only seems to effect the map load.
When you are on the titan in 2142 it lags as anything with 1GB, and doesn't lag at all with 2GB. I should know, I just sold 1GB. Its so bad I am not playing 2142 till my new rig...
    
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post #25 of 45
I bet they were trying to get these out before vista arrives. It probably won't be long before you need 4gigs to have vista+game+im+firefox etc.
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Uh, ohboyhorrendouslybadtimings for $500?
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post #27 of 45
Which OSs can use more than 3.5GB now?

I could see buying this if you had a mobo with only two slots. But no, not really. Still pretty cool I guess.
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post #28 of 45
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I bet they were trying to get these out before vista arrives. It probably won't be long before you need 4gigs to have vista+game+im+firefox etc.
Yea i heard Vista needs a gig for itself so that means your going to need 4 gigs.

I really dont care about the timings its all about the amount of RAM more RAM the better.
post #29 of 45
By the time 4Gb kits become the norm for gaming rigs, those timings will been seen as acceptable.

Its like the timings differences between 512Mb sticks and 1gb sticks, and the difference between DDR and DDR2.
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post #30 of 45
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Yea i heard Vista needs a gig for itself so that means your going to need 4 gigs.
1GB is good for XP, I wouldn't run Vista on anything less than 1GB but you don't need 4GB to play games in it. I still play oblivion at the same settings as before on it and there is no performance hit for being in Vista.
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